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in new york city, killing four people. >>> is something else ailing obamacare? >>> taxing online sales. the supreme court has its say. >>> federal investigators are now looking at the black boxes of a train that derailed in new york city on sunday. they want to know what caused the train to jump the tracks, killing four people and injuring dozens more. crews cleared the tracks so service could resume on one of the busiest train lines. jonathan, good afternoon. how are the cleanup efforts going right now? >> well, stephanie, i would say crews are on the final stretches of work, at least here on the scene they brought on a out a cadaver dog. they uprighted most of the cars at this point. this is the final car. if you can see through the bushes here you'll see that final car there. they were just able to upright with these large cranes that they've been using and they've been hauling the other cars away. in fact the one you've been looking at, the earlier video, this is the car that was just inches from the water, where near where the hudson and harl rivers meet. that fourth person found
involving an internet sales tax. amazon an overstock.com were appealing the online levy imposed in new york state. but it's a battle imposed with results. what does this mean for online shoppers? >> all i can think about with this story is taxes. this is what it tells us we know now that the price that online retailers get is probably going to go away because that differential is really about tax. they will now be on par with the brick and mortar retailers and they won't have that edge they've had. we'll probably see less showrooming where people go to a store, they look around and pull out their mobile phone and buy the item online. we're going to see a lot more bureaucracy, states find municipalities making it so hard, so complicated, they're going to be dealing with a very tangled tax web. >> the potential tax revenue, though, for manile of these states that they would lose is huge. >> that's why these states are saying i want amazon to collect taxes coming into products coming into our state. we need the revenue. >> especially after the financial crisis. >>
. >> it truly is. >> which is why taxes become an issue. we'll talk about that later in the show. indra petersons loves taxes. >> shopping to taxes, you just took me from here to there. >> she used to work with the irs before getting into weather. >> i'm not listening. just painful right now. let's talk about what's going on in the southeast. still talking about a wave of energy, cloudy, light showers. not a big deal into the southeast. temperatures look at this, they're amazing. we're still talking about temperatures into the 70s through atlanta, especially by tomorrow in through boston, temperatures right where they should, maybe a hint above normal. all of this is going to be changing thanks to a system out west. talk about snow. yes, we're talking about anywhere from wisconsin back through colorado. look at all these winter weather advisories. we know there is a change in store for us out on the east. of course as the system finally makes its way east. for today, 1 to 2 feet of snow, extending farther in through colorado and minnesota. we'll be looking at that as well. you can see t
that want them to collect sales taxes from you. and that means you're probably going to pay more. i'm talking about being taxed on your internet purchases. i'll put it more simply for you. cnn's business correspondent christine romans is in new york to tell us why that's more likely. >> internet shales taxes, carol. supreme court decided it would not hear a case. it was probably the last cyber monday without sales tax for millions. states want tax revenue. online retailers want tax-free shopping. brick and mortar shops want online retailers to have the same taxes. uncollected sales tax, so the states want to find ways to get that tax revenue from web retailers. the sproem court decided not to get involved in appeals from amazon and overstock.com. the court let stand a ruling from a new york court requiring that internet retailers collect sale taxes even if they have no physical present in the state. this effectively ends, carol, ends tax-free shopping online for people and gets other states thinking about how they can bring in more taxes, too, carol. >> christine, thanks. >>> seattl
lead to major changes in online shopping. it's all about how much tax you pay when you shop online. christine romans explains how this will affect your money. >> wolf, on the biggest online shopping day of the year, no less, the supreme court punting on the most important issue in retail right now. and that means millions of people may now have to pay state tax on their online purchases. now, states have been putting pressure on internet retailers to collect sales tax and amazon.com and overstock.com fought this effort with different results in different courts. it's a patchwork now of rulings and laws. now that the supreme court has decided not to the weigh in, states are likely to pursue the estimated $23 billion in uncollected sales taxes from web retailers. an increasing number of tats like new york have passed laws forcing internet-based retailers to collect taxes. amazon and overstock complained saying they don't have physical presence in that state. most retail analysts say the court is essentially ending a 20-year tradition of no sales tax on internet purchases. >> christin
and tax credit individuals are eligible more. the huge problem, many of the insurers are not getting the correct information on the form. it was a big question at the white house. jay carney had this to say. >> we had instituted a number of significant fixes to the 834 forms, which are these - that's the vehicle by which information is transmitted to the issuers. we believe that the majority of fixes to 834 forms, we expect the injoe to be vastly ipp sured. we'll work with issue ers to make sure remaining problems are fixed. >> it is now crunch time, three weeks until december 23rdrd. if you're going have insurance by january 21st, the effective date of the obamacare, then you have to enrol by december 23rdrd. if you are in the individual market place, if you don't get your insurance through an employer, you'll have to log on to healthcare.gov. still experiencing a lot of problems, and now it's cunch time. >> tensions are riding in thailand. protesters demanding the prime minister's ousting filled the streets of bangkok. police put up barricades after nine days of violent demonstrati
up into the 70's and 60s. >> a decision that will not rule on state internet sales taxes. what does it mean for your shopping. >> yesterday may have been the last cyber monday without sales tax. a setback for on-line retailers and consumers may be here. it will allow them to collect even if they have no physical presence in the state. it it required them to collect tax on new yorker's on-line purchases. but by refusing it they sent it to a dozen states with similar laws. it is estimated the state lost $23 billion in uncollected taxes last year. we clicked and shopped until we dropped yesterday. i did some shopping i hope you did, too. early indications show on-line sales were up at least 19 percent on cyber monday compared to last year. a third of us had phones and tablets. retailers are hoping that on-line sales can save christmas at this point. web sales projected to climb 15 percent to more than $80 billion. olive garden may be finding more success in the american roots than italian ones. the restaurant chain is serving a burger called the italian no it is topped withed brish chu
%. the richest are taking home the most money since the 1920 1920'. some suggest the tax cuts for the wealthy, and there has been an explosion of wall street fat cats and techies. and robots have taken many jobs since the 1970's. right now it's $7.25. president obama has suggested bumping up minimum wage. if americans were paid for how hard they truly work, minimum wage should be $22 an hour. improvements in the economy are not felt by most people and that concerns the president who worries the american dream of working yourself up may be you turning into that, just a dream. >> just stark numbers. appreciate it. >>> now to ca capitol hill where congress has a lot on it's aplate, but it's not clear if lawmakers will get anything done. the white house is back in session and it plans to leave town on december 13th. the senate hopes to wrap up it's business on the 20th. let's go to capitol hill, libby, how much home i hope is there tt anything will get done? >> reporter: there is a long list of items that the republicans and democrats would like to sow get tackled, including the defense spending
get through the site smoothly. have financial information including tax returns in hand. if you created an account in october, scrap it. start a new one. and if you think yao signed up but haven't heard directly from the insurance company in a week, you have to call them yourself. tip number two is what got pam through the plan in florida, back in october, pam tried multiple times but gave up. today after creating a third new account, success. >> i was surprised about how easy it was. as i said it only took about ten to 15 minutes for the whole enrollment process. >> reporter: while pam's confident she has insurance since she paid her first premium via credit card, some insurance companies believe they are getting inaccurate or incomplete information from the government about the new enrollees. >> they are concerned that they are not getting the information and that they can get insured by january 1st. >> reporter: so while the website is working better, there was some bad news for the white house today. a new report from the treasury inspector general's office, brian, warns tha
. there are a lot of deals but many of the customers are committing tax evasion. you see, online retailers don't always charge state sales tax which leaves it up to the customers to pay the sales tax, and believe it or not apparently allot of -- a lot of us don't do that volunteerly. a recent congress recall report estimates the losses are $11.5 billion per year. in fact the supreme court just hours ago declined to take up a question whether retailers like amazon need to collect taxes in states where they don't have a'll presence. those retailers help minimize that presence by shipping across statelines, like putting processing facilities in new jersey and shipping into new york, using services like fedex. fedex predicts this cybermonday will be its busiest days ever. we're at a processing center, fulfillment? what's it like on the ground there? >> reporter: it has been crazy. passages have been flying around, documents being sorted. we're at a fulfillment center in the bronx and thousands of packages among the 22 million pagan -- packages ships today, an historic record. it's helping to lift
that affect all online shoppers. sales taxes and why you should be paying it. states lose $2 billion a year from uncollected tax from web users. the supreme court decided yesterday not to get involved in appeals from amazon.com and overstock.com. the court let ruling from internet retailers to collect sales taxes even if they have no physical presence in the state. do you follow me? the issue effectively ends tax-free online shopping for lots of people. brick and mortar people say they are at a disadvantage when they have to collect taxes and online do not. it's different from state-to-state and it's just been a real mess there but supreme court is not going to weigh in on this. i want to give you a quick peek at the markets. dow and the major markets all fell after the black friday results showed that consumers spent less than last year. gold stock fell as well. concerns about the fed withdrawing -- using a big pull-back in gold this year. the ten-year treasury climbed again. it means higher mortgage rates likely and higher rates for car loans and the like. krispy kreme had a very bad day.
and find out why you may have to pay sales tax for everything you buy online and the fight over food and they are considering cutting subsidies to some of the world's poorest people. ♪ ♪ good morning and welcome back to al jazeera america and i'm thomas and coming up, in a moment the verdict in the terrifying attack on the director of a dance company of the russian ballet and let's see what temperatures we will see across the nation and here is metrologist nicole mitchell. >> i should apologize for it and don't shoot the messenger and it will be brutal in the north and billings and we pointed this out yesterday morning and i was saying it's 40, enjoy it while you have it, it has done nothing but go down since and during the day yesterday and now at 14. the temperatures will continue to go down today, not up, during the heat of the day so to speak so we will have single digits by later this afternoon. so this is what is happening, with the front coming in it's going to just keep funneling the cold air in so some of the temperatures that will be single digit today will be negative
. had he to raise taxes in order to cut the $11 billion deficit. raising taxes is not something that's designed to make you very popular as well as cutting government spending. i spoke with the finance minister and he's pretty b buoyant. the public outcry on that, people are pretty pleased. i did ask him, is this just kicking the can down the road. take a listen. >> we have to reduce government expenses in a way that will not hurt all the services we want to give to the government. the fight for efficiency in all the governments around the world is a hard fight. we know now things we didn't know before about how to do it because we've been doing it for quite a while. this is why things are better now. i think we're going to have a new fiscal rule which will allow us to reduce government expenses in a way that will allow us not to raise taxes. >>ing where do you see that in order not to raise taxes in 2014, 2015. >> i can tell you we're not going to hurt the budgets of education because we are an education modulated government and of course health and welfare. these are the budgets th
closure or basically raise taxes locally and support these needed services. we don't have to see this happen. but right now the gridlock in washington is stopping us from getting to a solution that allows these essential services to be provided to everyone because everyone in the community depends upon it. >> brian, that's a really important point. not just poor americans but americans who need health coverage. living in new york city, living in other places across the country, nobody likes to see local hospitals shuttered. it's actually a very emotional thing for a community for a hospital to close its doors. i think that has a profound impact, actually, in terms of this ideological stance that republican governors have taken. >> this is going to sound bloodless to me but a what we're setting up is an expert where the politics of supporting obama care and the ideological tension on the right, whether you should tax wealthy people to finance, subsidize poor people is going to come into conflict with constituent issues. should we be shuttering that don't help, trauma victims and s
we are not spending enough money on education. let's raise taxes and spend more money on education. we spend more money per student than any other country in the world. and yet we're falling further and further behind. your wife also very involved in education reform. i mean it seems so many people have taken a real interest in this over the past decade. and the numbers keep slipping. >> they keep slipping. i'll quote my wife on this. her view is having worked in charter schools and curriculum reform is that there's no silver bullet. what might work in tennessee might not work in arizona, might not work in new york. >> one size fits all does not work. >> there's not a kind of, i don't want to sound like a states rights guy but there's not a national answer to this. it is, in fact, a national security issue. it's about imperial decline. >> mike, a very interesting thing about this study, poland one of the great success stories. one of the things they did was they focused more on who went to traditional colleges and who was moved over to vo tech areas. that is one area we have to rea
people sign up online start to finish and for a time has felt like he's making progress. >> it tax like two minutes to get the results. this is what ear eligible for, would you like to enroll, and choosing a pair, some plans and premiums. it works very well now. so it's exciting that people can come in and in like, half an hour, find insurance. it's rewarting. >> a sort familiar with the situation says in fact over the last month about 100,000 people have been able to select plans on the troubled healthcare.gov, as they've made improvements. add that to the 231,000 confirmed enrollments from the states. that brings you to about 333,000. the big question now, though, is just what's happening on the back end, and sue, i can tell you insurers are still concerned they are not getting the right information when they get those transmittals over to them b. >> understandably so, bertha. thank you very much. we turn to that del re derailment. mary thompson is live on the scene in bronx, new york, with the continuing investigation. mary, over to you. >> reporter: what a difference a day makes. wh
to keep government going and on the debt ceiling. we are going to see again and again a tax on obama care. they have more political power as you implied because the rollout has been so terrible. even though things are better today, 300,000 people went on the site. we watched a man in d.c. try to do it and he got a screen saying sorry, we are really busy. it's not what you are supposed to be seeing on december 2nd. back to you. >> thanks, steve. >>> a new lottery system began for food truck operators. popular spots are being reserved through a lottery. district officials say the goal is to help control eight of the most sought after locations. now the vendors can keep their spot for 30 days, then it's up for grabs, again. >> the benefits now of food trucks are going to come to customers and, you know, the city is going to recognize tax revenue and permanent revenue. it worked out well with respect to the restaurants as well. we are pleased th ed that it's happened the way it has. >> trucks that don't participate in the latry can still sell food but have to stay away from these designations
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or delayed environmental or labor laws or enacted controversial tax cuts outside of congress. jenna: what was the argue against the president overarching or alleged overarching on obamacare? >> we had simon lazareth on the stand today and he said the president delaying the employer mandate, he called that a routine, quote, course correction in implementing a new law and opponents of the law are, quote, hyper ventilating over a temporary delay. >> this and other subsequently announced delays related to the a.c.a. do not constitute refusals for the a.c.a. at all. they are merely phasing in adjustments designed to ensure effective implementation of the overall statute in accordance with the purposes. >> the ranking democrat finds it, quote, very interesting that republicans who strongly oppose obamacare are now so determined to make sure this law is followed and implemented on time. jenna: molly live in washington. thank you. jon: fox news alert now. we're waiting the start of a new push to change the tone on obamacare. the president is about to hold the first in a series of events today to
expired back in 1970. he's been ordered deported multiple times. the judge says omar obama pays his taxes and meets the requirements for a green card. during the hearing, omar obama testified, and i'm quoting him now, "i do have a nephew, he's the president of the united states." >>> when we come back, an estimated $10,000 in holiday donations allegedly stolen from the salvation army right here in the nation's capital, and the whole thing was caught on tape. you're going to find out how it happened. >>> and this year, santa could be delivering your christmas gifts with fighter jets on his tail. we have details of what the u.s. military is now planning. this was the hardest decision i've ever had to make. jim, i adore the pool at your hotel. anna, your hotels have wondrous waffle bars. ryan, your hotels' robes are fabulous. i have twelve of them. twelve? shhhh, i'm worth it& what i'm trying to say is, it's so hard to pick just one of you, so i'm choosing all of you with hotels.com. a loyalty program that requires no loyalty. plus members can win a free night every day only at hotels.com se
of common ground there. republicans do not want to raise any taxes. democrats say we're not going to do what you want if you're not going to do what we want. where do you find common ground in the circumstance? there's not a lot. a lot of people are predicting they'll make very small changes around the margins, that's what i suspect will happen. >> when you say the narrative that way, it does tilt it a little bit. proposed social security cuts in his own budget, something that tour'e's point, elizabeth warren is actively campaigning against. i wouldn't say they were on the 50 yard line. they were looking at social safety net requirements and that's wasn't enough for republicans to go anywhere in revenue. >> that's entirely fair. when you look at the republicans you're looking at the political party that is now -- its base is elderly people more than anything else. on the one hand ideologually want to curtail social security and medicare and political base that says don't take our social security and medicare away. they are in the position of saying, democrats you propose the social security
that applying for health insurance now is more like doing your income tax than going to the doctor. >> okay. >> what you need to gather is a lot of financial information. your last year's tax return. if you didn't have one, information about payroll, pay stubs, et cetera. >> and gather all this information before you go to healthcare.gov. >> yes. because you're going to need it to complete the application. the other wonderful piece of news that came out yesterday that no one seemed to notice is that for the very first time healthcare.gov has a shopping function, a browsing function. something it should have had from day one but it's now there and working. when you go on the home page, there's a little -- >> the little -- >> the little medallion on left, click on that, and you can enter some very simple information about yourself and see all of the plans available to you. >> without putting financial data, stuff in you may not want to. >> no financial data. it won't calculate whether or not you have a subsidy coming to you, but it will show you the plans available to you in your area with th
stats and what you put on the tax return, insurance companies need to verify that and those forced to do it through the obama website and healthcare.gov, are not able to do. that we hear it is not working cleanly. and as time ticks by. insurance companies are looking for our tech people to come in and solve the problem. >> they are in the business to make money. eligibility verikdz. and the phrase you will hear about. that is still not happening, right? >> no, it is enormous. that's how they price the p and get you over the finish line and look at the fixes and blue cross blue shield where they hired temporary people to come back and the information was filled incorrectly in the field. and now places like florida and even reports in connecticut, where they are saying, maybe we need to interact with the state's website to it verify the information. and maybe we need to hire an outside vendor to verify the information without relying on the federal website. >> say norred? >> florida, ohio and texas, they have pilot programs where they are trying to figure out nuts and bolts on our own? if
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: they want more than a new election, they want the government rid of yingluck shinawatra and any kind of tax and regime influence as they say. this is something that is right through the last two weeks and any influence that the ruling party has because of the connection to the yingluck shinawatra the prime minister in exile and they got elections to take place in the next five to six weeks the leader of the antigovernment union saying that is not enough and spoke before we came on air but will speak again on the stage behind me in the coming hours. this is a big rallying speech because this is the final day of this type, this phase if you will of this movement. it will be interesting to see how they transition after they spend the night and transition into more of a political fight and sounds like the protest leader says they have done this part of it and gone to the street and proven their point this way and getting the goal of the resignation of the prime minist minist minister yingluck shinawatra is the big question. >> reporter: since 2001 the pew thai party has won't every election an
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they just increased taxes on california taxpayers. >> how is 9 weather? >> foggy to start. it will burn off but what we are going do have is a cold front making its way that now is sitting over the pacific northwest bringing temperatures to the 30's and 40's at ten or 20-degree difference from 4 hours ago. later this afternoon the fog will burn off and when we hit nighttime increasing clouds and fog returns but we are going to have freezing temperatures overnight so the cold front coming in a massive dry air, mainly, possibility of precipitation in the northeast central coast but mostly we will stay dry headed into tuesday morning. right now, though, we have quarter-mile visibility at santa rosa and ten miles in san carlos and no flight delays, though, at sfo. our wind is calm. that will change tonight. we will have blustery conditions up to 40 miles per hour winds and what you need to know our day planes starting off foggy and it will burn off by noon and mostly sunshine and increasing wind later this afternoon into the evening but temperatures are ramping up to 70 degrees inland and 66 ar
the information, how much they're going to pay, tax credits they may be eligible for, but the insurance companies are not getting the correct information. here is white house spokesman jay carney. >> we have instituted a number of fixes to the so-called 834 forms, that's the vehicle by which information is transmitted to the issuers. and we believe that the majority of fixes to 834 forms have been made including significant ones made over the weekend. we expect the info to be vastly improved. we'll continue to work with issuers to make sure whatever remaining problems exist are addressed and fixed. >> and given all of those problems that still exist, still yet to be fixed the administration officials still say between now and comparing it to october 1st two months ago is night and day. >> mike viqueira at the white house, thank you. >>> young people are crucial if the affordable care program is to work by purchasing coverage younger people will help offset costs of older people who rely on healthcare services. 37% of those questioned say they're unfamiliar with the affordable care act. that's mor
are going to come to customers and, you know, the city is going to recognize tax revenue and permanent revenue. it worked out well with respect to the restaurants as well. we are very pleased that it has happened the way it has. >> truck that is don't participate in the lottery can sell food on district streets but they have to stay at least 200 feet away from the designated locations and pay the parking meter fees. cars will also be ticketed if they park in a vendors reserved spot. >>> up in the sky, changes could be coming to the city's skyline. monday, a congressional hearing takes place about updating the district's building height law that has been around for more than 100 years. it requires buildings to be no taller than the streets they are facing. officials want to allow taller buildings for the growth going on downtown. the planning commission voted for no major changes. >> interesting. looking up today, all we saw, clouds. >> clouds, but -- >> no rain or anything. >> no, no, no. we are not going have big storms, either. up, down, up, down. this week, we are going back up. han
to be expensive. it's going to be taxed. >> it sounds like we're talking politics. people are becoming more accepting of marijuana in this country. so goes colorado so goes the rest of the country. >> i didn't expect what i saw in colorado. >> what are we looking at? if this becomes a billion dollars industry, how are we going to buy our pot? >> they are calling this the dot com rush. this is where it's going to vaporized opiniopens where they the tobacco or the weed itself. we talked to one company that grew 1600% last year. >> if you want the old traditional bong, water pipe, excuse me. i don't know if you can say bong. >> it's available, in p new yin york you can't say the word. but colorado you can't swing a cat without hitting -- >> you can have it in ingestible form. >> things that like like dingdongs and twinkies. sodas are coming. you could have a sip of this and, you know, have a nice afternoon for, it is amazing how many different products. >> even oil, butters. >> creams for every sort of, a lot of these folks want to get very serious about it as well and study the effects of it
taxes and regulations. so a lot of division in washington, a lot of back and forth. that's just part of life here. but certainly the insurance industry will benefit. >> doesn't fact the vast majority of white house get our health insurance appance from our employers, but other people are not affect -- for everybody else, go out and check it out yourself. don't listen to the narrative on either side. find out how it affects you and your family. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> the los angeles county coroner's office reports it will soon release the results of an autopsy on actor paul walker. in fact we could get it as early as today. paul walker died saturday when a porsche in which he was riding crashed into a tree in los angeles and burst into name investigators have said all along that speed was indeed a factor. medical examiners say paul walker runs body, along with the driver's body, are unidentifiable. they're reportedly waiting for paul walker's dental records to normally identify his remains. >> the engineer in this week's deadly commuter train crash in new york city is n
that the city of detroit takes in to their tax receipts and revenue, $0.40 on the dollar has to go as far as dealing with the debt that detroit has accumulated. if they did nothing that proportion would go up to $0.65 on the dollar. that is money that could not be spent on garbage collection, firefighting, and police. it's eating up a huge portion of the money that detroit wants to spend to rebuild the city. >> how could--what we are seeing and have seen in detroit, ripple out elsewhere? >> it could have an effect because there are cities that are considering a bankruptcy type of format because they are also in the red. if detroit is able to do this by cutting back on pensions that workers were promised or taking it to the unions you might see some other cities follow suit and say it worked for motown. perhaps the city of chicago, we'll talk to somebody on our show on that city. a lot of people are watching this very closely as a way to cut back on pension obligations. some are heading to federal court. >> what else are you working on? >> we have a great show. i know when you were at turn
, disadvantage on the theory they need the most help. our system, as you know, is funded by property taxes. we do the opposite. we tend to spend lots of money on suburbs and spent less money in inner city harlem and places like that and those kids, those disadvantaged kids never have a chance to catch up. >> amanda, what's the take away? >> it's true with what reed is saying. we should put much more attention on raising the bar who studies teaching in college and how rigorous the training is, and i think the fact that 45 states have agreed on a set of common core standards which are more rigorous, if we can keep pushing through all the controversy around this and get to a good place, that's a huge step in the right direction. >> fascinating, thank you. >> thank you. >>> if you want to find out more, go to cnn.com any time. >>> just ahead, possible new clues in the investigation in the fiery crash that killed paul walker and how powerful the car he was riding in actually is. >>> a cold case cracks wide open a college professor is killed in the revenge killing of her rapist 20 years later. she says
inside working. many here were retired. some like tax consultant victoria have good paying jobs. >> i'm financially secure but i am surrounded by people who are not and it breaks my heart. >>reporter: recent study on wages in the industry found that more than half of the family of front-line fast-food workers are also enrolled in public funded safety net program. but labor says it's difficult unionizing them because of the high turn over rates. >> tomorrow way people can survive apparently is by being off government benefits that's wrong. >>reporter: mcdonald's said today we offer employees competitive pay and benefits. events taking place are not strikes. outside groups are traveling to the mcdonald's and other outlets to stage rally. california restaurant association issued a statement which says in part that doubling the federal minimum wage ignores the economic of running restaurants which generally operate on razor thin profit margin. this is 7 news is that coming up next on 7 news at 9:00. new opportunity news at 9:00. new opportunity for sf. >> the nation oldest black ow
're going to say wait a second i'm paying higher taxes than anybody in the country other than california. this is like education, this is like health care. it's not that we don't spend enough money because we spend more money per pupil and per patient than any other country on the planet and we spend a lot of money on transportation. why aren't we getting the transportation we deserve from our government? >> well, first of all, joe, stimulus failed for two reasons. one, the percentage of money on stimulus and steve can give you the exact percentage it was very low. barbara boxer and jim inhofe tried to triple the money spent on stimulus and it was beaten back. secondly it was a two year program. you can't repair the infrastructure by patching it up for a year or two. we need a ten year infrastructure revilization program. if we did it and did i want at the right levels we could create four to five million well paying american jobs that couldn't be outsourced. we could bring back american manufacturing. there's some things that could be done by an infrastructure investment program but it
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the country. they can raise taxes. that is a lousy option. they raised taxes already. or they can get a bailout. >> imagine how nervous these families are right now. 25 years and 35 years and one thing we can count on is a happy retirement. >> my heart goes out to these people. they earned those pensions, and they are going to be cut. i blame the politicians a generation ago who made promises which cannot be kept. >> and the unions who cut the deals for then not thinking of later. stuart varney, we're going to watch you at 9:20. three minutes before the bottom of the hour. a woman walking her dog is mauled by a bear. >> how old is she? >> i can't tell. she's so bloody, i can't tell. >> a frantic effort to capture the bear before it attacks again. the wildlife officials are using -- what wildlife officials are using to try to lure the animal out. >>> a marine bringing attention to a common problem in the military. >> typical missions for us last up to a week or more and the only food we have is the food we carry with us. >> up next, giving energy to troops everywhere and it's a success
to 1896, jim. >> again, that's people i think not wanting to take tax -- not wanting to have to pay a tax bill. really, again, "usa today" wall street looks like pamplona. you think this is an article which says bubble, bubble, bubble. instead it is about how broad the advance is. it's a very positive article how the advance is different from some of the advance that is have led to big falls. very smart piece. >> the dow's gained year to date three times the gain of last year. do you expect that trend to continue into 2014? in any way? >> i think it's very hard if we forget we will have another washington bruising. right? do you think anything's gotten better there? i mean, we don't mention the health care. everyone talks about the health care site. i saw oracle mentioned as a possible problem in the "the new york times" piece and a thing that dazzles me is how we forget. right now. that there's a republican party that hates the president. but in another month we'll talk about that ian good for 6%, 7%, 8% decline. >> without a doubt and facing the same issues we faced a couple of months a
that sequester. cuts to special interest tax breaks. we've been denied an opportunity to vote on that just like the comprehensive immigration bill. >> what about iran. president rouhani gave an interview over the weekend basically saying iran has it right and will have the right to enrich uranium. he's pocketing that as something achieved from the negotiations not something decided in the final agreement six months from now. what about congress pushing -- certainly in the senate pushed by menendez, council on foreign relations impose sanctions or at least the threat of sanctions. where do you stand on that? the president is fight it tooth and nail. >> yes, andrea. two things. first of all, you know the expression right tonight rich is not in the agreement. it says you have to have a neutraly agreeable program. i think both would agree right to free speech dnd on being able to veto anything he said, you would not think that was a right to free speech. with respect to additional sanctions, we should be very careful. we need to tread very carefully here. the reason iran is at the table, the reason
the christmas recess? well, yeah. they're going to go shopping. they're going to take your tax dollars and go shopping. and now if you're asking me if they're going to make a deal, probably not. it's the congress. stick around. rapid response panel coming up. >>> i'm jane wells with your cnbc market wrap. the dow dropped 77. the s&p lost four. and the nasdaq down 14. this despite good news manufacturing activity topped expectations in november, growing at its fastest pace in more than two years. construction spending edged .8% in october. this is its fastest pace in more than four years, driven by a boost in government project. and today marks the biggest online shopping day of the year, cybermonday. analysts expect over 131 million people to jump on the web for the best holiday deals. excuse me while i get back to shopping. that's it from cnbc, first in business worldwide. as your life changes, fidelity is there for your personal economy, helping you readjust along the way, refocus as careers change and kids head off to college, and revisit your investments as retirement gets closer. whereve
of insurance, what kind of tax credits any individual enroll e is eligible for. the huge problem there, many of the insurers are not getting the correct information on their fo form. it was a big question today with the white house. spokesperson jay carney had this to say? >> we have instituted a number of significant fixes to the so-called 834 forms, which are these -- that's the vehicle by which information is transmitted to the issuers. and we believe that the majority of fixes to 8s 34 forms have been made, including significant ones made over the weekend. we expect the info now sent to insurers to be vastly improved but we are going to continue to work with issuers to make sure that whatever remaining problems persist afixed? >> it is crunch time. three weeks until december 23rd if you are going to have insurance by january 1st, that is the beginning. the effective date of the affordable care act, obamacare, you have to enroll by december 23rdrd. if you are in the individual marketplace, if you don't get your insurance from an employer, you will have to log onto healthcare.gov. still ex
tax, maybe you don't want to get too used to that. the supreme court refused to intervene over state sales taxes for purchases on amazon.com. it is likely to prompt more states to collect taxes on internet sales. >> meantime the numbers are in and cyber monday was a huge success for retailers. sales were up nearly 20% for last year. don't worry if you missed out. there's plenty of time to score dealers. they have extended their deals for what they're calling cyber week. >> if you haven't booked the holiday flights, here's what you can expect. a airfares are up slightly from last week. a cross country weekday flight should you run about $560 and $670 on the weekend. a shorter weekday flight averages about 350 or $520 friday through sunday. >> we've got news this morning on a possible christmas tree crisis. a root root targeting the popular frazier fur species has farmers scrambling to come up with a plan b. that could cost farmers hundreds of millions of dollars if it's n not contained. some were like turkish furs more resistant to the rot. >> it is the season of giving and according
are encouraging people to go to a site that our own government knows isn't private. they collect tax information that criminals could use for scams. >> they say you should build the security platform first so customers and consumer trust you and your product. >> the president will try to sign up on the federal exchange. do you think it will be smooth? send us a tweet and let you know what you think about the president's exercise in trying to sign up. >> when speaker boehner did this about a week ago it took about a couple hours. >> i think it is going to go smoothly when the president tries >> hearing on the hill about how the president has handled this. the house is looking to see if the president violated constitutional rulings. >> you can expect the tone to be tough today. look at what house chairman bob said quote president obama has disregarded the mandates and changed key provisions without approval and failed to enforce immigration and drug laws. it is apparent, he says, that the president's vested interest is in the interest of his own agenda. you can expect democrats to take up for the
the public schools are funded through property taxes. >> and the teacher-student ratio is worse here than in some of the countries that are doing a lot better. >> you also have to look at culture. >> of course. >> in mountains of studies in the united states that parental involvement is the number one predictor of student success. >> of course. >> there was some good news, which was that lower income kids are actually doing better. >> doing better comparatively. but not overall. >> well, they're doing better than they had been. which is good. and one question i had for you, what about the common core which has gotten a lot of attention lately? which says we need to start measuring american students and have a curriculum for american students that is comparable to what the did in shanghai. >> let me actually bring in sal caan founder of the caan academy, author of the one-room schoolhouse education being reimagined. what do you make of the core curriculum? is that something certainly the obama administration has been pushing. is that something you support? >> yeah. there's been a lot of co
, business tax breaks. ear thing that you've been at the forefront of, the issue of the expiration of a law that bans undetectable plastic guns. what can get done, congressman? >> well, actually there's a lot we could get done if house republicans would show a willingness. look, the senate on a bipartisan basis passed comprehensive immigration reform. house republicans said no. the senate passed the employment nondiscrimination act. house republicans said no. the senate on a bipartisan basis passed a fair farm bill. house republicans said no. you know, if we're going to say no to no in the next election, the american people want progress on these issues. when you have the united states senate on a bipartisan basis enacting these laws and you have a house republican leadership that is so obsessed with ambushing the affordable care act that they won't even bring these things up for a vote, that is a massive problem. >> so do you think, congressman, nothing is going to get done in the next two weeks? do you think that the possibility exists that something will happen? >> look, there is no reas
on tax reform. on some form of military discretionary cuts. this 1.2 trillion is painful and stupid and they want a way out of it. there's a lot of pressure on both sides. >> i say secret negotiations, good. i say them not talking about it, better. i think encouraging this process to continue, because this is the way they have to work down there, best. i say this is the most hopeful situation i've seen down there in 2 1/2 months. >> really? >> they're doing it the right way. they might not get to where they need to get to, and that happens but they're doing it the right way. >> the range of options is out there. the possibilities of how to cut the deficit, that's all been discussed over and over ad nauseam again. if we talk about spectrum sales one more time, i think people will start passing out. it's all about the political will. is the political will there this time? >> the calculation has been the pain will inspire political will. we haven't seen this before. every time people say it's going to be fine, we're not going to have a shutdown or play chicken with the fiscal cliff and
important argument to have. by the way, higher education, the for profit guys are the ones paying taxes, both property and income taxes, whereas the not for property guys are the ones receiving subsidies. as far as i'm concerned, money is money. the only difference in private and public money is ideological. you draw a line between the two. public money becomes purer -- >> but it's worth ten cents on the dollar. >> i don't disagree with you. >> you're one of the old democrats. you're looking around saying what am i. >> i don't -- by the way, it's sort of what we were talking about earlier with iran. i don't think it's a question of choosing one or the other. i think you need to have a healthy balance of both. but if you start off with a regulatory bias against the for profit sector. >> you do. >> i understand, i don't disagree. >> i'm appealing to you, stand up and be -- >> i'm sitting down -- >> i think bill clinton was a republican. are you sure he was a democrat? >> i have no idea. >> senator kerrey will be with us for the rest of the program. >> do you want to be called senator or g
have no record of you signing up. it is a catastrophe. >> they say come to the web site with your tax information as well as your income. that's great. in a web site that's not secured, i think i'll put my tax information in. i love this line, the team is operating with private sector velocity and effectiveness. it cost about a billion dollars and now they're operating with private sector effectiveness. >> now they're way over a billion dollars and nobody understands how can a web site costs that much. you do web sites for free. i have many, many web sites and they're up for nothing. you hire some young guy or some guy or woman who is intelligent and they give you a web site. but you don't spend a billion dollars and you don't spend a million dollars. so i just don't understand why aren't we suing the company thistly screwed up the web site? they're going to blame kathleen sebelius and they're going to blame everybody else and they probably have a pretty good defense. but why isn't this country doing something about getting the billion dollars back? this is a web site that is totally
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